AVGL launches Fortnite collegiate league

The American Video Game League, or AVGL, announced it will be launching the first collegiate Fortnite esports league. To begin, AVGL will host four online pre-season tournaments over the summer before...
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Epic announce $8m Fortnite summer series

While we wait for the events leading to the 2019 Fortnite World Cup, expected to begin this fall, Epic Games announced today it will host a summer series called Summer Skirmish. The eight-week...
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Epic announces the 2019 Fortnite World Cup

In the middle of Fortnite's ProAm event at E3, Epic Games announced esports plans for its booming battle royale game. The Fortnite World Cup will be coming in 2019 as the culmination of...
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Fnatic hosting tryouts for Fortnite roster at E3

Fnatic - a professional esports organisation based in London, United Kingdom - will host tryouts for its competitive Fortnite roster at this year's E3. Taking place on June 12-14th, Fnatic's captain Johan "Ettnix"...
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Team SoloMid’s Fortnite team receives sponsorship from Chipotle

TeamSoloMid's Fortnite roster - who recently moved into a team house together - have announced a brand new partnership with American fast food chain Chipotle. Announcing the news in a humorous video, TSM's...

PUBG Corp sues Fortnite studio for copyright infringement

Last Friday, a representative from PUBG Corporation - developers of widely-popular battle royale shooter PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds - announced they had filed a copyright violation lawsuit against Epic Games’ Fortnite, for its...
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Epic Games will provide $100m in prize pools for first year of Fortnite esports

Epic Games announced today it'll be investing a whopping $100m(£74m) into prize pools for Fortnite Battle Royale esports in the inevitable 2018-2019 season. This is the first we've heard of an...

Ashland University becomes first institution to add Fortnite esports

In February Ashland University announced they would begin an esports initiative stating they would be vetting for teams in League of Legends and Overwatch, among other popular titles.  Last week the private...
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OpTic and NGAGE Esports set to host Fortnite competition

Premier esports organisation OpTic Gaming and broadcast company NGAGE Esports, both owned by parent company Infinite Esports and Entertainment, have added another title to their upcoming OpTic Arena. Taking place on 8th-10th...
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Ninja to host Fortnite tournament at Esports Arena Las Vegas

Tyler "Ninja" Blevins, a former competitive gamer who's widely regarded as the face of Fortnite Battle Royale, is hosting and competing in a unique tournament on the game on April 21st. Working...

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Martin Wyatt – Gfinity – Esports, it’s coming home? #ESILondon

Martin Wyatt is Head of Global Partnerships at Gfinity. He'll be speaking on one of the 19 sessions at ESI London (18-20th September), and...